US embassy cable - 95BEIJING48961

CHINA: 1995 ANNUAL TERRORISM REPORT

Identifier: 95BEIJING48961
Wikileaks: View 95BEIJING48961 at Wikileaks.org
Origin: Embassy Beijing
Created: 1995-11-28 09:58:00
Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
Tags: PTER CH
Redacted: This cable was not redacted by Wikileaks.
R 280958Z NOV 95
FM AMEMBASSY BEIJING
TO SECSTATE WASHDC 9679
INFO AMCONSUL GUANGZHOU 
AMCONSUL SHANGHAI 
AMCONSUL HONG KONG 
AMCONSUL SHENYANG 
AMCONSUL CHENGDU
UNCLAS BEIJING 048961 
 
 
S/CT FOR REAP/COLLINS 
 
E.O. 12958:  N/A 
TAGS:    PTER, CH 
SUBJECT: CHINA:  1995 ANNUAL TERRORISM REPORT 
 
REF:  STATE 245276 
 
1.  RESPONSES TO QUESTIONS RAISED REFTEL FOLLOW: 
 
A.  POST HAS NO RECORD OF ANY CHINESE GOVERNMENT 
PROSECUTIONS INVOLVING INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM DURING THE 
PAST YEAR.  THERE HAVE BEEN UNCONFIRMED REPORTS OF 
BOMBINGS AND OTHER ATTACKS AGAINST CHINESE GOVERNMENT 
PERSONNEL AND FACILITIES IN XINJIANG. 
 
B.  POST HAS NO RECORD OF ANY EXTRADITIONS OR ATTEMPTED 
EXTRADITIONS OF SUSPECTED TERRORISTS BY THE PRC DURING 
THE PAST YEAR. 
 
C.  THE UNITED STATES DOES NOT HAVE AN EXTRADITION TREATY 
WITH THE PRC, BUT IN THE PAST, CHINA HAS TRANSFERRED 
CRIMINALS TO COUNTRIES WITH WHICH IT DOES NOT HAVE AN 
EXTRADITION TREATY. 
 
D.  RESPONSES OTHER THAN PROSECUTION:  THE CHINESE 
OFFICIAL, AND FREQUENTLY REITERATED, POSITION IS THAT THE 
PRC GOVERNMENT IS OPPOSED TO ALL FORMS OF TERRORISM, AND 
DOES NOT SUPPORT OR HARBOR TERRORISTS. 
 
E.  WE ARE NOT AWARE OF PRC PARTICIPATION IN MAJOR 
COUNTERTERRORISM EFFORTS. 
 
F.  THE PRC PUBLICLY OPPOSES TERRORISM.  THE EMBASSY HAS 
NO RECORD OF PRC SUPPORT FOR INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM. 
 
G.  THERE HAVE BEEN NO CHINESE STATEMENTS OF SUPPORT FOR 
A TERRORIST-SUPPORTING COUNTRY ON A TERRORISM ISSUE. 
 
H.  THERE HAS BEEN NO SIGNIFICANT CHANGE IN THE PRC'S 
ATTITUDE TOWARD TERRORISM OVER THE COURSE OF THE PAST 
YEAR. 
 
 
HALLFORD 

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